How to Use a Silent Dog Whistle

HOW TO USE A SILENT DOG WHISTLE

A silent dog whistle is a training device used by dog owners, hunters, and professional dog trainers to give commands over longer distances...

Why Dog Hand Signals are Better Than Verbal Commands

WHY DOG HAND SIGNALS ARE BETTER THAN VERBAL COMMANDS

Dog training hand signals have been around as long, in time, as dog obedience and dog training. Verbal commands are not always “where...

 
 
 
The Dog Digestive System: A Beginners Guide to Your Dog's Anatomy

THE DOG DIGESTIVE SYSTEM: A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO YOUR DOG'S ANATOMY

Your dog's digestive system is a hub of activity and a major junction in their bodies. It's a long journey through the entire gastrointestinal...

MEET THE 10 WINNERS OF OUR “CAUGHT IN THE ACT” VIDEO CONTEST

Thank you to everyone who entered our “Caught In The Act” video contest earlier this month... I asked you to send me videos of your...

 
 
 
How to Train a Dog to Lay Down

HOW TO TRAIN A DOG TO LAY DOWN

Teaching your dog or young puppy how to lay down might be one of the most daunting tasks some dog owners face! But training your dog...

My Dog Ignores Me: 9 Reasons Why

MY DOG IGNORES ME: 9 REASONS WHY

One of the most common problems to solve as a dog owner is when my dog ignores me. So often people simply can't figure out why their...

 
 
 
Dog Ate Plastic Wrap and Other Household Items Dangerous to Dogs

DOG ATE PLASTIC WRAP AND OTHER HOUSEHOLD ITEMS DANGEROUS TO DOGS

Imagine having to make an emergency trip to the vet because your dog ate plastic wrap or a sock! Everyone who gets a dog or cat soon...

How to Train an Older Dog to Use a Pee Pad: The Bad and the Ugly

HOW TO TRAIN AN OLDER DOG TO USE A PEE PAD: THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Someone recently contacted me and asked me how to train an older dog to use a pee pad. Well, that was an interesting conversation....

 
 
 
Stop Bark Collars: Why Negative Reinforcement Won't Stop Your Dog's Barking

STOP BARK COLLARS: WHY NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT WON'T STOP YOUR DOG'S BARKING

There are plenty of ways that people have developed to train dogs, including negative reinforcement methods such as stop bark collars,...

How to Potty Train a 2 Year Old Dog

HOW TO POTTY TRAIN A 2 YEAR OLD DOG

When it comes to figuring out how to potty train a 2 year old dog , it all comes down to breaking bad habits and replacing them with...

 
 
 

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PIT BULLS: THE THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

There are a lot of interesting facts about Pit Bulls, a dog breed that has recently become very underrated. Let's be honest, a lot...

Bored Dog? SOLVED With These 6 Games

BORED DOG? SOLVED WITH THESE 6 GAMES

When you have a bored dog, nothing is safe and trouble is on the horizon. Or maybe a little bit closer. Bored dogs are often the ones...

 
 
 
What is Dog Boarding: Playtime or Doggy Jail?

WHAT IS DOG BOARDING: PLAYTIME OR DOGGY JAIL?

Boarding your dog when you are going out of town is a tough decision that most pet owners go through. This is your best friend and...

Hot to Build a Simple Puppy Training Schedule

HOT TO BUILD A SIMPLE PUPPY TRAINING SCHEDULE

Puppies are some of my favorite beings on earth! I've said it before and I will say it again, I just love puppies! All puppies, the...

 
 
 
Asked & Answered: Dogs Vote on the Best Dog Food For Small Breeds

ASKED & ANSWERED: DOGS VOTE ON THE BEST DOG FOOD FOR SMALL BREEDS

If you have been looking for the best dog food for small breeds, you are in the right place. Read this article to know how to choose...

How to Socialize a Dog with Humans: Even the Timid Pooch Can Do It!

HOW TO SOCIALIZE A DOG WITH HUMANS: EVEN THE TIMID POOCH CAN DO IT!

Socialization is a lot more complicated than it sounds, especially when it comes to how to socialize your dog with humans. People even...

 
 
 
Dog Agility Training Exercises: Training With Obstacles

DOG AGILITY TRAINING EXERCISES: TRAINING WITH OBSTACLES

This is the second installment, if you didn't catch my first article on dog agility training, I recommend that you read it. Essentially,...

Dog Car Safety: 5 Gotta Dos

DOG CAR SAFETY: 5 GOTTA DOS

If you love taking your dog for a ride in the car as much as we do, you need to be concerned about dog car safety. Just because Fifi...

 
 
 
Dog Submissive Urination: Why it Happens

DOG SUBMISSIVE URINATION: WHY IT HAPPENS

Timid dog submissive urination is a serious problem for puppy owners who aren't familiar with ways to recognize it and deal with the...

Why Do Dogs Chase Cars?

WHY DO DOGS CHASE CARS?

There is doubt left when watching an old Looney Tunes cartoon with Chester and Spike as to why do dogs chase cars; Chester just thinks...

 
 
 



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You Helped This Fiesty Pup Get Rescued From Euthanasia & Find A Perfect Home

You Helped This Fiesty Pup Get Rescued From Euthanasia & Find A Perfect Home

IHeartDogs works closely with the Greater Good by donating part of each sale to their various charity efforts. Thanks to dog lovers like you, so many dogs will go on to find... Read more ...

Patient Pooch Has Helped His Mom Foster More Than 200 Rescue Pups

Patient Pooch Has Helped His Mom Foster More Than 200 Rescue Pups

Kilo's life began in a cruel, and all-too-common fashion. He lived in a dreary backyard without enough to eat; his only purpose to breed and produce litter after litter of... Read more ...

This Hilarious Butt Costume For Your Dog Wins Halloween

This Hilarious Butt Costume For Your Dog Wins Halloween

Having a little ~junk in the trunk~ never looked so good. This Halloween, dogs are flaunting one of their cutest assets in a totally ridiculous...ly awesome way. The Elephant... Read more ...

You Helped Give This Girl A New Family. Look How Her Life Has Changed!

You Helped Give This Girl A New Family. Look How Her Life Has Changed!

In May of 2018, Greater Good partnered with Wings of Rescue and the Humane Society of Tulsa to transport over 200 cats and dogs. Volunteers loaded the plane with carriers... Read more ...

Is Your Rottie Getting A Lil Too Naughty? Here's How You Can Fix Destructive...

Is Your Rottie Getting A Lil Too Naughty? Here's How You Can Fix Destructive Chewing Of Your Rottweiler

Dogs are our best friends but even at times, they do test our patience with their naughtiness. But there's always a reason for it and we need to understand that before we act... Read more ...

Group Of Lucky Shelter Dogs Get Impressive Makeover

Group Of Lucky Shelter Dogs Get Impressive Makeover

When it comes to a shelter dog's ability to find their forever home, their appearance really does matter. A simple makeover can make all the difference for a homeless pup. The... Read more ...

Firefighters Rescued A Dog Who Got His Head Stuck In A Tree Stump

Firefighters Rescued A Dog Who Got His Head Stuck In A Tree Stump

Sometimes you've just really gotta admire a dog's commitment to a good chase. I've seen a dog collide with his own reflection to defend his turf, but never before have I seen a... Read more ...

Julianne Hough And Brooks Laich Mourn The Loss Of Their Two Cavaliers

Julianne Hough And Brooks Laich Mourn The Loss Of Their Two Cavaliers

Anyone who's a fan of dancer/actress Julianne Hough or just high-profile dogs in general has surely heard of her two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Lexi and Harley. These... Read more ...

30 Strangers Help Dog Mom Say Goodbye To Her Senior Shih Tzu With One Last Walk

30 Strangers Help Dog Mom Say Goodbye To Her Senior Shih Tzu With One Last Walk

Alison French was heartbroken when she found out that her Shih Tzu named Looby was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer. When she was first diagnosed, the vets expected she would... Read more ...

Woman Discovers Heartwarming Link To Dog Who Wouldn't Leave Her Yard

Woman Discovers Heartwarming Link To Dog Who Wouldn't Leave Her Yard

The mourning woman shared the sweet and serendipitous tale in a viral Twitter thread. Read more ...